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Career ladder Advanced professional training reaps financial rewards

More than half of those with a vocational training background benefited financially from opting for advanced professional education.

This content was published on January 15, 2019 10:43 AM

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Spin-offs Commercial projects thrive at top Zurich university

A record number of commercial spin-off companies emerged from Zurich’s Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) last year. Firms originating from the ...

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Indian student blog Language creates barriers but can also break them

Gaurav discovers the benefits of language exchange sessions with locals and makes new friends, including one who speaks his native tongue.

Future planning What MBA students want

Giulia Gatti and Hagen Rockmann, students in the MBA programme at the University of St Gallen, talk about honing their business skills and their ...

Publish or perish How scientists are redefining success

Switzerland wants to help implement alternatives to commonly used quantitative measures of scientific excellence.

Something to sing about How to get a bachelor’s degree in yodelling

People are expected to take singing lessons before applying to join a yodelling club. Now a college is offering a bachelor course in yodelling. 

singing course Yodelling for beginners

swissinfo.ch visits a beginners yodelling course to find out how it's done.

Indian student blog My international family!

Exposure to new cultures was one of the main reasons why Devendra chose to study in Switzerland. 

Sensitive research A special relationship: The US military and Swiss universities

From aerial surveillance cameras to autonomous reconnaissance drones: Swiss universities are participating in projects funded by the US military.

Indian student blog Watch out for fraudsters in Switzerland!

Gaurav did not think that students could be scammed in Switzerland. A few incidents involving acquaintances have made him wary.

Education debate How much tech should be in Swiss classrooms?

Where pupils once sat at their desks with the teacher at the blackboard, they might now be putting together a video essay or learning to code a robot.

Indian student blog An international festival of lights

Devendra was surprised and touched by the number of international participants at the Indian festival of Diwali in Zurich.